Registration of Telangana ICET 2019 begins
Telangana ICET 2019 – The Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test (TS ICET) for admission to MBA and MCA courses will be held on May 23 and 24, as per NDTV report. Held by Kakatiya University, Warangal on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad, within less than a week after the examination concludes, the preliminary answer key will be released. Candidates will get sufficient time to raise an objection. The entrance test result will be announced on June 13, 2019. Candidates can apply for the exam latest by May 3, noted the report.
Nine colleges consider the scores of TS ICET: Prof. Jayashankar Agricultural University, Dr B.R. Ambedkar Open University, JNT University, Kakatiya University, Mahatma Gandhi University, Osmania University, Palamur University, Satavahana University and Telangana University.
- Candidates should have passed recognized Bachelors Degree Examination of minimum three years duration. The qualifying Degree obtained by Distance Mode Program should have recognition by UGC, AICTE and DEC/DEB
- As per the latest AICTE Approval Process Handbook 2019-20, eligibility criteria for admission into MBA and MCA courses is revised stipulating 50% (45% for reserved categories) of marks at the qualifying examination
- The qualifying marks in TS ICET are 25% and there are no minimum marks for SC/ ST candidates
Kakatiya University is located in Warangal in northern Telangana State. The University has been named after the great Kakatiya Dynasty which ruled this region with Warangal as capital during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.
Kakatiya University was established on 19th August 1976 to fulfil the aspirations of the people of Telangana Region for higher education. The erstwhile Post-Graduate Centre of Osmania University was upgraded and named as Kakatiya University. The development of the University over the years has been gradual but impressive. The University was initially accredited with B+ grade by the NAAC in 2002 and reaccredited with ‘A’ grade in 2008 and in 2017 also. The University situated in 650 acres, has now 24 departments in four colleges on the campus with a network of ten constituent colleges and 471 affiliated colleges.
The Department of Commerce and Business Management began in 1968 in the erstwhile PG Centre, it now offers MBA, M.Com, M.Phil and PhD programs. As a result of sustained research efforts of the staff and research scholars, the Department could develop a specialization in the areas of Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Organizational Behaviour, Banking, Co-operation, Entrepreneurship Development and Rural Marketing. The Faculty has completed nine major research projects and 32 minor research projects.
They have extensively participated and presented 283 papers in national and international seminars and symposia and published 425 papers in national and international journals. About 183 books have been authored/co-authored or contributed to by the faculty. Three teachers were honoured with the Best Teacher Award by the A.P. State Government. So far 200 Research Scholars have obtained PhD degree from the Department and about 150 scholars are pursuing their research. It organized the All India Accounting Conference in 1980 and the All India Commerce Conference in 1992.
The Department is now upgraded into University College of Commerce and Business Management offering Post-Graduate and Research Programs both in Commerce and Business Management. It has successfully conducted the State Level Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET) in 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014 and TS ICET – 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.